Sep 12, 2019 | 10:30 AM | Thursday

Thu Sep 12, 10:30 AM - Thu Sep 12, 1:30 PM
1 International Dr, Savannah, GA 31421

Community: Savannah



The 2019 State of the Port Address, hosted by the Georgia Ports Authority and the Propeller Club of the United States - Port of Savannah, will be held at the Savannah Convention Center.

Event Details

GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch will present the latest developments at the GPA during a networking-lunch reception.
New this year, State of the Port tickets include coffee reception and are required for entrance.


10:30 a.m           Networking Reception - TICKET REQUIRED


11:00 a.m.          Ballroom Doors Open


11:35 a.m.          Ringing of Propeller Club Bell – be seated


11:45 a.m.          Program Begins                          Trey Thompson, Propeller Club President                          Welcome | Call Propeller Club Meeting to Order                                                     Invocation | Pledge of Allegiance | Lunch


11:55 a.m.           Lunch Begins


12:10 p.m.          Trey Thompson                          Recognition of Guests | Introduction of GPA Chairman


12:15 p.m.          Will McKnight, GPA Chairman                          Remarks | Introduction of GPA Executive Director | Introduction of Video


12:30 p.m.          Griff Lynch, Executive Director, Georgia Ports Authority                          State of the Port Address


1:25 p.m.             Trey Thompson                           Announcements | Wrap-up

Will McKnightChairman : Georgia Ports Authority
Will McKnight was born and raised in Augusta, Georgia.  He graduated from The Academy of Richmond County in 1974 and from The Georgia Institute of Technology in 1979.  Following his graduation from Tech, he continued to work for his family-owned construction company in Augusta and has been the President since 1996. Mr. McKnight has overseen the completion of over $1 billion in construction projects.

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